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Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST) V4 - Mobile Friendly Mobile Friendly ABST

Congratulations you have chosen to become a security professional in Alberta. You need to know the basics so that you can work safely and carry out your duties in a professional way. The law in Alberta says that you must receive at least 40 hours of training. This course covers all the important areas needed for Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST). The course was designed to help you pass the provincial exam and earn your security guard certificate online or in classroom. $125 (Includes Provincial Exam Fee's)

Approved by Alberta Justice and Solicitor General 

40 Hour Mandatory Security Training for Alberta, Canada (ABST)


Sale Price (Includes Provincial Exam Fee) - Limited Time Only!

was $199 +GST      Now $125 +GST      





Target Audience: The Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST) course is government approved training course required for individuals who are planning to pursue a career in Alberta's private security industry. It may also serve as a useful refresher for experienced security professionals.

Length: Equivalent to 40 hours, Access for 90 Days anytime, anywhere

Completion: 80% min. passing grade (must write in-class government exam).

Accreditation: Alberta Justice and Solicitor General (SOLGEN) - SSIA Course Accreditation #: AT000156

Delivery: Online or Classroom 

Prerequisites: Canadian Language Benchmark Level 5 (click here for more information)



Course content:

The Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST) Course consists of seven (7) specific Modules instructed in an ONLINE environment over a period of forty (40) hours.  The online course is professionally narrated by a certified instructor and includes a combination of videos, activities, exercises, learning journal and more. Participants must complete all modules and then a provincial exam at one of our Testing Facilities with 80% or above to receive provincial certification and apply for a Security License in Alberta.   Upon completion of the Online ABST Course, participants will have a working knowledge of the Security Industry and will be able to do the following:

  1. Describe the specific roles and responsibilities of a Security Professional.
  2. Explain Federal and Provincial Legislation and Regulations in relation to the work of a Security Professional
  3. List and describe the knowledge and skill sets required to perform Basic Security Patrol duties.
  4. Understand and apply a professional and effective style of communication in order to manage and control incidents.
  5. Demonstrate exceptional proficiencies and accuracy in note-taking and Security Report Writing.
  6. Understand and articulate the process of managing an Emergency Incident / Emergency Response
  7. Maintain personal and professional safety and well being while working as a Security Professional.


 Course Overview














Course Consists of Seven (7) Specific Modules

  1. Introduction to the Professional Security Industry.
  2. The Canadian Legal System and Security Professionals.
  3. Basic Security Procedures.
  4. Communication for Security Professionals.
  5. Documentation and Evidence.
  6. Emergency Response Procedures for Security Professionals.
  7. Health and Safety for Security Professionals



"Upon Successful completion of security training and licensing, individuals will be able to seek employment as a Security Guard, Loss Prevention Worker, Executive Security or Alarm Responder with the Security Industry across Canada."



Take-Home Course Materials:


Free Online Manual Or $50 Hard Copy Book Shipped to your address Click Here 

Alberta Basic Security Training Manual - Online Version 


Alberta Basic Security Training Manual

Alberta Basic Security Training

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